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Art Verve Academy

Learn, Create & Cultivate!

About Us

Lifelong learning is our goal. We offer local weekly classes, community meetups, online resources, & excursions abroad that enable adults at any level to learn, create or cultivate the visual arts."


Weekly Adult Art Classes

Art Verve Academy

We offer weekly classes in sketching, drawing or painting within a variety of mediums, subject matter or techniques for adults at any level who would like to learn, create or cultivate the visual arts.

We are a small business mobile art school, maintained by professional artists, who create a welcoming, encouraging, & considerate environment for learners.

Classes are held in rented spaces or facilities around Tucson, Arizona to help support other art organizations, the vibrant arts community, other small businesses & the local economy.

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Art Verve Community

Art Verve Online

We facilitate free art demonstrations and free art related "Meetups" around Tucson, Arizona for adults at any level to practice the visual arts with us in the wild!

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Art Verve Excursions

Art Verve Online

Ideal for any art lover, art maker, or adventurous art enthusiast, who would like a travel experience that revolves around art & remains with you for a lifetime!

Art Verve Excursions program facilitates instructor-led art workshops in sketching, drawing or painting abroad with tours of museums or surrounding architecture.

This educational program allows participants the opportunity to learn, create or cultivate the visual arts outside the classroom or during vacation.

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Art Verve Online

Art Verve Online

Practice or study at home, we have plenty of online resources! Also, perfect for folks that live outside of Southern Arizona. Here you will find educational articles for self-study written by our professional teaching artists.

Our instructors also offer constructive individualized feedback online for your paintings, pastels or drawings for a small fee.

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